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Underlining Text in Latex -- No Vertical Gap [duplicate]

There are many questions/answers on Stack Exchange and elsewhere regarding underlining text in latex. After reading (a selection of) these, I tend to use \underline{...}. I have one (fairly major) ...
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How to make tight underlines that omit longer letters? [duplicate]

Using \underbar{Categorical} produces But how do I automatically produce \underbar{Cate}g\underbar{orical}, which looks like I mean automatic in the sense that I don't have to single our the g, or ...
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Link formatting: colors, underlines in moderncv

Following the excellent advice in this site, I have started using moderncv for writing the new version of my CV. Unfortunately, after converting to PDF, my http links work (clicking on them leads to ...
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List of Underlining Packages - Pros and Cons

The \underline macro built into LaTeX is pretty much not useable per Why does underlined text not get wrapped once it hits the end of a line ? I have been attempting to use the soul package to ...
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How to check what the next character after a macro is

Is there a way to check what the character following a macro is? For instance, suppose I have a command \foo{...} that formats some text, but I want to adjust the spacing if the next character is a ...
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Should Hyperlinks include trailing puctuation as part of the link text?

I realize that this may be a subjective question, but I think this site is the best place for this. I am trying to determine if any trailing punctuation should be part of the link text. The typical ...
Peter Grill's user avatar
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Automating processing of trailing punctuation (if any) for hyperlinks

This is a follow-up to Should Hyperlinks include trailing puctuation as part of the link text?, and this question is about automating the processing of the trailing character. I would like to be able ...
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Contour text in xelatex

I have this MWE which work fine with pdflatex \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage[outline]{contour} \contourlength{1.2pt} \pagecolor{blue!30} \begin{document} \...
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Using soul with indirect formatting applied

I am using the soul package to underline omitting the descenders. It seems that passing the following as a parameter works fine \textit{special text} but if the \textit is applied indirectly via the ...
Peter Grill's user avatar
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Underline omitting the descenders with Plain TeX

I'm reading this question Underline Omitting the Descenders and wondering if there is a way to do this with Plain TeX and XeTeX.
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Using soul with indirect formatting applied (using macro with 2 parameters, one possibly optional)

This is a followup to Using soul with indirect formatting applied, where it was determined that using \soulregister allows the soul macros to have font switching macros within the parameters (...
Peter Grill's user avatar
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Font and spacing issue in expl3 macro using ooalign

So I was looking at underline omitting the descenders and wanted a version where I could control the underline thickness. Using the basic idea from the answers there, I came up with a method that has ...
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\fp_mul:Nn or decode and replace an old command

I have a XeLaTeX document which worked once, today no more, despite that I have installed texlive-full. The document contains a lot of mysterious code which I have grabbed from different sources, and ...
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How can I make text alternate color every line?

I'm not referring to tables, just normal paragraphs of text. I want, for example, every other line to be drawn in red, or otherwise highlighted. My use case is preparing exams for students with ...
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Underline Hyperlinks Omitting the Descenders

I want to underline links (\url and \vref, \href, ...) omitting descenders in the manner shown in this answer while still supporting wrapping of long URIs (via \UrlBreaks or otherwise). Ideally, I can ...
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